PITTSBURGH

CALLING ALL PITTSBURGH MIDDLE/HIGH PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS!

The G4C Student Challenge builds capacity for Pittsburgh educators to teach students how to design and code games that address real-world issues.

Interested in joining the G4C Student Challenge teacher cohort this Fall? Teacher applications are now open to educations in Pittsburgh and the greater metro area! Apply now for 2 days of structured PD in impact game design to bring the Challenge to your school. 

 

WHY TEACHERS SHOULD PARTICIPATE

  • Builds capacity for educators to teach impact game design.
  • Equips teachers with the skills and resources to engage and excite students around STEAM learning.
  • Helps students develop key 21st-Century Skills, including problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, creativity, communication and many more. 
  • Provides teachers with opportunities to assess student growth.
  • Builds civic engagement and addresses important real-world issues.
  • Exposes students to career pathways and games industry professionals.

CHALLENGE TIMELINE

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HOW PITTSBURGH STUDENTS PARTICIPATE

GAME DESIGN RESOURCES

Learn how to design and code games for social impact with G4C’s new student curriculum; move at your own pace and explore tons of free game design tools and industry resources along the way. See here.

CITYWIDE COMPETITION

Submit your original game to G4C’s annual student game design competition and compete to receive national recognition and win awesome prizes (including a $1,000 Grand Prize Scholarship!).

STUDENT GAME JAMS

Hone your game design skills at one of our student game jams! Game Jams are 1/2 day events during which you work with pro game designers and learn from theme content experts. Game jams will take place in Fall 2021/Spring 2022. Registration will be available on the Events page. See here.

INTERESTED IN BRINGING THE G4C STUDENT CHALLENGE TO YOUR SCHOOL?

Educators who are interested in receiving professional development in game-based learning can complete this short form and we will notify you about upcoming teacher training opportunities.